Drew Zemke, who is a grad student of Jason Manning, posted a proof of the Simple Loop Conjecture for 3-manifolds modeled on Sol last week. 302 more words
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Because of some turbulence in real life (™) over the last few months, it’s been somewhat hard to concentrate on research. Fortunately the obligation of teaching sometimes exerts the right sort of psychological pressure to keep my mind on mathematics in short bursts. 2,283 more words
In our previous note Amalgamated products and HNN extensions (IV): Markov properties, we saw that for every and for every finitely-presented group , there exists a -dimensional closed manifold whose fundamental group is . 1,254 more words
This morning there was a paper which caught my eye:
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Deraux, M. & Falbel, E. 2015 Complex hyperbolic geometry of the figure-eight knot.
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